Drake (entertainer)

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Drake performing at the Polson Pier in Toronto, 2011.
Background information
Birth name Aubrey Drake Graham
Born October 24, 1986 (1986-10-24) (age 28)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Hip hop, R&B
Occupations Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor
Years active 1994–present (as actor)
2006–present (as rapping)[1]
Labels OVO Sound, Young Money, Cash Money, Republic
Associated acts Young Money, Birdman, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Noah "40" Shebib, Rick Ross, The Weeknd, Trey Songz
Website drakeofficial.com

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter, and actor who has sold over five million album copies. He was the character Jimmy Brooks for eight seasons on the television show Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Drake has worked with a lot of other musicians. Drake rapped on Rihanna's number one single "What's My Name". He also rapped on "Moment 4 Life" by Nicki Minaj. It was nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award in the category Best Rap Performance. His third album Take Care was nominated for Best Rap Album at the Grammy Awards. It won.

Albums[change | change source]

Drake has released three studio albums:

Year Album
2010 Thank Me Later
2011 Take Care
2013 Nothing Was the Same

References[change | change source]

  1. "Drake". Biography.com. A+E Television Networks, LLC. 7 January 2013. http://www.biography.com/people/drake-596834.

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